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Mont Belvieu Ethylene (PCW) BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 100,000 pounds
Price Quotation U.S dollars and cents per pound
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.00001 per pound = $1.00
Product Code CME Globex: MBB
CME ClearPort: MBB
Clearing: MBB
Listed Contracts Monthly BALMO contracts listed for the current month and the following month listed 10 business prior to the start of the contract month.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the balance-of-month arithmetic average of the PetroChem Wire Calendar Average Mont Belvieu Ethylene (Williams) Price starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, inclusively.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 587
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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